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Renewals Round-Up: “Devils Ride,” “Hoarding,” “Monet”

Discovery Channel series The Devils Ride (pictured), TLC show What Not To Wear, Lifetime's Project Runway and BBC2 series Show Me the Monet are among the titles securing season renewals this week.
June 13, 2012

Discovery Channel series The Devils Ride (pictured), TLC show What Not To Wear, Lifetime’s Project Runway and BBC2 series Show Me the Monet are among the titles securing season renewals this week.

U.S. net Discovery has ordered a second season of Tuesday night series The Devils Ride, which has been airing after Deadliest Catch and averaging more than two million viewers each week during its first season, according to the network.

The show is produced for Discovery by Bischoff Hervey Entertainment with Eric Bischoff and Jason Hervey serving as executive producers, and David Pritikin the exec producer for Discovery.

Elsewhere within the Discovery Communications family of channels, TLC has renewed two shows, with What Not to Wear and Hoarding: Buried Alive both getting green lights for fresh seasons.

What Not to Wear has been renewed for a 10th season, consisting of 26 hour-long episodes, slated to premiere in January 2013.

The show sees resident fashion experts Stacy London and Clinton Kelly making over a different person each week and is produced by BBC Worldwide Productions. The EPs are Jo Honig, Elli Hakami, Matthew Vafiadis and Jane Tranter.

Meanwhile, Hoarding: Buried Alive returns for a fourth season on July 8 at 9 p.m. EST. The network has ordered 18 episodes from Discovery Studios, with nine premiering in July and an additional nine to air in 2013. The show is exec produced by Mike Kane.

Elsewhere, American network Lifetime will kick off the 10th season of Project Runway on July 19 at 9 p.m. EST. As a special event, fans of the show will have an opportunity to see Heidi Klum and the cast in person for a special live runway show at New York’s Times Square on June 15 at 8 p.m.

Project Runway is produced by The Weinstein Company, Miramax Films, Bunim-Murray Productions and Full Picture.

Finally, in the UK, public broadcaster BBC has commissioned art series Show Me the Monet, presented by Chris Hollins (Watchdog, Cash in the Attic), for a second season.

The show sees artists from across the UK battle it out to secure a spot in a prestigious London art exhibition and sale.  The second season will air in 15 episodes stripped across three weeks starting on July 9.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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